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Coroner IDs woman among 3 killed in Las Vegas roommate shooting

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Metro Police said three people were shot inside a home near Tropicana Avenue and Highway 95 Friday afternoon. (Roger Bryner/FOX5) Metro Police said three people were shot inside a home near Tropicana Avenue and Highway 95 Friday afternoon. (Roger Bryner/FOX5)
LAS VEGAS (FOX5) -

A Clark County coroner identified a woman killed in a triple fatal shooting on Friday, as 43-year-old Natasha Henry.

The cause of death was listed as multiple gunshot wounds, according to the coroner’s office.

Henry was one of three people killed in a home near Tropicana Avenue and U.S. 95 Friday. The suspected shooter, 47-year-old Christine Sanchez, was arrested on Friday. She is facing three counts of murder with a deadly weapon, according to authorities.

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Police said Henry, along with two men, were all roommates and were shot after an on-going dispute with Sanchez.

On Tuesday, there were three candles and a rose left in front of the home in memory of the shooting victims.

Neighbors said they were shocked to learn that three people were killed in the home.

"I was surprised there was a homicide," one neighbor who asked to remain anonymous said. "I was not surprised police surrounded the house."

Several neighbors said the house has been a problem in the past.

"Probably around eight to 10 months ago, people began coming and going out of that house, all hours of the day and night," the neighbor said. "On bicycles, walking, in different cars, coming and going, we also noticed a lot of people, one day there was helicopters above the house."

Sanchez was previously arrested in connection to a murder in 2014, after a woman was fatally stabbed and shot multiple times. That case was dismissed six months ago.

The district attorney's office said in the two years since the indictment, officials did not believe there was enough evidence to prove Sanchez committed that crime beyond reasonable doubt.

District Attorney Steve Wolfson released a statement regarding the case:

In early October 2014, law enforcement developed probable cause to arrest - - and the District Attorney’s Office chose to charge - - Christine Sanchez for the murder of Bonnie Rice based on evidence and presumptive forensic tests. 

In mid-October 2014, after confirmatory forensic blood tests failed to link Christine Sanchez to the murder, Sanchez was released from custody pending further investigation.

In February 2015, after witnesses came forward with information regarding the murder of Bonnie Rice, the District Attorney’s Office began presenting evidence to the Grand Jury.  At the conclusion of the presentation, the grand jury chose to indict Sanchez in July 2015.

In the two years since the indictment, further investigation failed to develop any additional evidence.  After a complete review of all the available evidence, the District Attorney’s Office did not believe there was sufficient evidence to prove the case beyond a reasonable doubt.  As such, consistent with our obligation, we chose to dismiss the case voluntarily in June 2017.

The coroner did not immediately release the names of the two other victims.

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